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Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $5.1 trillion (as of April 2016). Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

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  • Dick Jurgenson from Netherlands writes about Land-FX:

    If you are trading for a while you learn that most of the brokers just resell you the same package, then you learn that there's a substantial difference in commissions. That's how arrived to Land-FX, originating in Asia, the broker also operates unde...

  • Janet Stewart from Spain writes about ForexGrand:

    I was trading currency pairs on ForexGrand for 3 months. There I have received a small profit. Have withdrawn money without problems. I did not write to the support team and didn`t use the help of a trading consultant, so I can`t say about it, but in...

  • Navs from Europe writes about AMarkets:

    Perfect for me. After several months of trading at Amarkets, I have to share my impressions of this broker. The most pleasant thing is the conditions for investing. The absence of a minimum deposit is very important for new traders who just want to...

  • Eckhard Hubschdecke from Germany writes about Land-FX:

    It's been over a year that I have been trading with Land-fx. There were many ups and downs (related to my trading performance) during this and I've always found them helpful me with their upbeat services.

Forex Blog

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 26 — Mar 2)

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:22

EUR/USD

Floor pivot points

3rd Sup2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res3rd Res
1.2048 1.2154 1.2224 1.2329 1.2399 1.2505 1.2575

Woodie's pivot points

2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res
1.2145 1.2206 1.2320 1.2381
...

EUR/USD Rises Following Dovish ECB Minutes

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:42

EUR/USD bounced today after losing yesterday's gains by the end of the previous trading session. The currency pair displayed a significant volatility following the release of the European Central Bank policy minutes before deciding to rally. That was a surprising outcome as the ECB minutes showed that the central bank is not in a hurry...

EUR/USD Rebounds Sharply After FOMC Minutes

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:38

EUR/USD was moving lower for the most part of the current trading session but jumped sharply following the release of the Federal Open Market Committee policy minutes. That was a bit puzzling, considering that the notes portrayed a favorable picture of the US economy and promised further interest rate increases. Some market analysts...

Forex News

Euro Declines Despite Positive German GDP and Eurozone CPI

Euro Declines Despite Positive German GDP and Eurozone CPI

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:39

The euro today declined against the US dollar despite the release of positive German Q4 GDP report, and also ignored the release of positive Eurozone inflation data. The euro extended its decline from the Asian session into the European session following the greenback's recovery, which started during yesterday's American session.

Japanese Yen Third Strongest Currency on Friday

Japanese Yen Third Strongest Currency on Friday

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:09

The Japanese yen was generally strong today, rising against the euro and various other most-traded peers, but was unable to beat the US dollar and the Great Britain pound.

Positive Retail Sales Data Doesn't Help NZD Overcome Weakness

Positive Retail Sales Data Doesn't Help NZD Overcome Weakness

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:58

Commodity currencies were generally weak today. That translated to the New Zealand dollar even though domestic macroeconomic data was very good.

Commodity Blog

Commodities Technical Analysis, February 26th — March 2nd

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:29

The technical analysis, that includes the indicators’ data and major pivot points for WTI Oil, Gold, Silver and Copper as traded on spot market as of February 25th, 2018:...

Gold Poised for Biggest Weekly Drop in 2018 as Greenback Recovers

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:18

Gold futures are bleeding red ink to end the trading week. The yellow metal is on track for its worst weekly performance this year as the US...

US Crude Spikes 2% as Domestic Oil Supplies Take Unexpected Nosedive

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:56

Oil prices are surging towards the end of the trading week after a new US government report showed an unexpected nosedive in US crude stockpiles. This...

Forex Video Zone

Bollinger Bands Indicator — MetaTrader Terminal

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:27

This video is devoted to Bollinger Bands indicator in the MetaTrader platform. To apply this indicator to the chart, press indicators button, choose trends, and Bollinger Bands. Subsequently, the window where we can change the properties of the indicators appears. We can choose the settings for the averaging period, shift, deviations, and visualization. This indicator constitutes the channel whose width is proportional to the standard mean square deviation of prices. Bollinger Bands with the deviation...

Daily Forex News and Analysis — February 25th 2018

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:07

The EUR/USD pair fell by 0.28%, closing at 1.2295. The GBP/USD pair increased by 0.11%, closing the week at a 1.3971 exchange rate. On Saturday, Delta Airlines Inc. and United Continental Holdings Inc. were the latest major corporations to end marketing relations with the National Rifle Association due to result of last week's massacre at a Florida high school. Gold fell by 0.18%, as of last week's market close, closing at $1,330.30. Crude Oil rose by 1.24%,...

MACD Indicator — MetaTrader Terminal

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:40

This video is devoted to the MACD in the MetaTrader platform. To apply this indicator to the chart, press indicators button on the toolbar, choose oscillators, MACD. Subsequently, the window in which we change the indicator properties appears. Here we can choose the periods of three moving averages, method, fixed maximum, and fixed minimum. Visualization settings can be changed in the colors tab. When we choose the method, we specify the prices to which...